Varaha Jayanti in Tirumala Tirupati

Varaha Jayanti in Tirumala Tirupati

Varaha Jayanti was celebrated at the hill town of Tirumala amidst great religious fervour on Thursday. In connection with the festival, special rituals were conducted at the Bhu Varahaswamy temple situated on the north-west corner of the temple tank, Swami Pushkarini. Immense importance is attached to the festival which, according to the legends, is believed that it was Lord Varaha Swamy who had donated a piece of land to the presiding deity Lord Venkateswara. As an expression of gratitude, Lord Varaha was blessed with the privilege of accepting the first…

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